SPONSOR: Desiree Houston-Jones, Executive Director - Planning Services -Economic Development Queensland
Sophie is a senior town planner with 7 years consulting experience, specialising in the areas of statutory and strategic planning. She is currently employed by RPS Australia Asia Pacific and is based at the company's Brisbane office. Since commencing work in the private sector, Sophie has worked on a wide range of projects a range of development types and for a small, large, public and private groups. She enjoys complex projects which require careful problem solving and communication. Whilst continuing to enjoy the opportunity of gaining experience across a broad range of development types and urban growth issues, Sophie has personal interest and significant experience in greenfield communities, renewal projects, and large residential and mix-use developments. Career highlights include helping deliver Rochedale Estates, along with ongoing work with Flagstone City.